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Catalog Number 2010.015.002
Caption Snelson-Anvil site/ aerial view of modules
Description Aerial photo enlargement of the Snelson-Anvil site at 24th and Fidalgo Bay in 1981 of the modules they made to ship to Alaska for homes for the workers on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System.

Pipeline statistics:
*The Trans Alaska Pipeline System was designed and constructed to move oil from the North Slope of Alaska to the northern most ice-free port in Valdez, Alaska.
*Length: 800 miles
*Diameter: 48 inches
*Crosses three mountain ranges and over 800 rivers and streams
*cost to build: $8 billion in 1977, largest privately funded construction project at that time
*Construction began on March 27, 1975 and was completed on May 31, 1977
*First oil moved through the pipeline on June 20, 1977
*Over 15 billion barrels have moved through the Trans Alaska Pipeline System as of May 2008
*First tanker to carry crude oil from Valdez: ARCO Juneau, August 1, 1977
*Tankers loaded at Valdez: 19,625 through April 30, 2008
*Storage tanks in Valdez: 18 with total storage capacity of 9.1 millions barrels total (May 2008)
*The mission of Alyeska's Ship Escort Response Vessel System is to safely escort tankers through Prince William Sound
(information from: facts.html)
Date 1983 Jul 8
Photographer Northwest Air Photos, Jim & Lillian Wilson
Subjects Industry
Place - Anacortes, WA
Structure - Residence
Tool & Equipment
Credit line Donated by Lewis Jones and Matt Brown
People BROWN, Matt
WILSON, Lillian
Place Anacortes, WA
Search Terms aerial
35th Street
37th Street
Northwest Air Photos
Object Name Print, Photographic